Beckman Scholars Program
Funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, the Beckman Scholars Program is a 15-month research scholarship program for outstanding UCSB undergraduates in Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, and Chemical Engineering who have demonstrated the desire and potential for becoming future scientific leaders.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Department and of Chemical Engineering
Center for Energy Efficient Materials Undergraduate Internship (CEEM)
Supported by the DOE Frontier Research Center, the CEEM Internship Program allows science and engineering undergraduates at the University of California Santa Barbara campus to gain research experience with faculty in the Center during the academic year and summer.
Center for Energy Efficient Materials
Conversion of Energy through Molecular Platforms (ConvEne)
ConvEne is an interdisciplinary approach to graduate education aimed at providing a new generation of chemical scientists and engineers with the technical skills, environmental awareness, business expertise, and teamwork approaches that will be required to address fundamental and applied issues in the generation and conversion of energy in efficient and environmentally-sustainable ways.
Materials Research Laboratory
International Center for Materials Research (ICMR)
The ICMR provides an international forum that convenes scientists and engineers with common interests in the future of materials science
Materials Research Laboratory
Internships in Nanosystems Science, Engineering, and Technology (INSET)
The INSET program brings science and engineering community college undergraduates to the UC Santa Barbara campus for a summer research experience.
Mechanical Engineering Department; Community College Partners: Santa Barbara City College, Allan Hancock College, Ventura College, Oxnard College
Jack Kent Cooke Bridges for Engineering and Science Transfers (Cooke Bridges)
Cooke Bridges is a one week science and engineering intensive residential program wherein participants are paired with graduate student researchers in UCSB laboratories, gaining first-hand experience in how scientific research is conducted, communicating science, networking with researchers and industry professionals through social, academic, and professional development activities.
Office of Education Partnerships; Community College Partners: Santa Barbara City College, Allan Hancock College, Ventura College, Oxnard College
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) program
Supported by the National Science Foundation, the BD program is an extensive academic and professional preparation program that offers two-year NSF Fellowships and a supportive academic network that will foster success for graduate students underrepresented in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics disciplines.
Deans for the Graduate Division, College of Engineering, and Mathematics, Life, and Physical Sciences
NanoGreenWorks will introduce new courses that integrate nanotechnology and society to the community colleges in California, starting with Santa Barbara City College.
Center for Nanotechnology and Society
Partnership in International Research and Education in Electron Chemistry and Catalysis at Interfaces (PIRE-ECCI)
The PIRE-ECCI promotes collaboration between US and Chinese researchers in chemistry and chemical engineering. American graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of California, Santa Barbara have the opportunity to conduct a significant part of their research at leading Chinese academic institutions, interacting with world-renowned Chinese scientists working in the area of surface science.
Department of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry
Professional Development Series for Graduate Students (PDGS)
A joint effort of many partners, this extensive Professional Development Series focuses on the knowledge and practical experience essential for the success of graduate students and their future in science, engineering and mathematics.
Graduate Division, Graduate Students for Diversity in Science (GSDS), Women in Chemistry Profession Development (WiChePD),Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)
Professional Development Series for Postdoctoral Scholars (PDPS)
A joint effort of many partners, this extensive Professional Development Series focuses on the knowledge and practical experience essential for the success of postdoctoral scholars and future faculty in science, engineering and mathematics.
Sponsored by the Office of Research; the College of Engineering; the Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters and Science; the California NanoSystems Institute; and the Graduate Division; and partnered with the Writing Program and the Society for Postdoctoral Scholars (SoPS)
Scholarships for Transfers to Engage and Excel in Mathematics (STEEM)
STEEM is a scholarship program for Mathematics community college transfer students at UCSB, providing financial support and opportunities to actively engage in the Mathematics community through early preparation that addresses the academic skills, social networking, and career exploration needed for success in Mathematics.
Mathematics Department; Community College Partners: Santa Barbara City College, Allan Hancock College, Ventura College, Oxnard College
University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced DegreeS (UCLEADS)
Supported by the UC Office of the President, the UC LEADS programs is a two year research training and professional development experience designed to engage and educate California's future leaders by preparing promising UCSB students for advanced education in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM).